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or destruction. in new york city, the sun finally came out today, along with the first sounds of recovery. ( bell ringing ) the stock market opened for the first time this week. buses are back and there could be some subway service tomorrow. the biggest challenge remains pumping floodwaters out of tunnels. the u.s. military is helping, and we flew along today with lieutenant general thomas bostic, commander of the army corps of engineers. >> pelley: the police released this video today of staten island residents being rescued from their flooded homes. president obama joined governor chris christie on a tour of the new jersey shore, where sandy made landfall monday evening. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. we are not going to tolerate bureaucracy. and i've instituted a 15-minute rule, essentially, on my team. you return everybody's phone calls in 15 minutes, whether it's the mayors, the governors, county officials. if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> pelley: three days ago, this was a neighborhood of families. this evening, folks are returning to find all of their p
their lives in this storm is now up to at least 87 in nine states. in new york city, firefighters and police went door to door checking on residents. mayor michael bloomberg said the death toll in the city is up to 37 now. today, police recovered the bodies of two staten island children who were literally torn from their mother's arms and swept away on floodwaters monday. millions of people in 11 states from virginia to new hampshire are spending a fourth night in the dark. nearly 4.5 million homes and businesses are without electricity. but the cavalry is on the way. the air force is shipping utility trucks and power generators from california aboard 17 aircraft. and the new york city subway startrunning again, but the service was very limited. that meant long lines for buses. >> watch your step. be careful with the person in front of you. >> pelley: and even longer lines of cars cross the bridges into manhattan. in new jersey and on long island, cars lined up as far as the eye could see for gasoline. many stations are closed, either out of gas or without power for the pumps. in some parts
as the gas gauge drops to empty and the lines go on for hours. this evening, new york city's mayor reversed himself and canceled sunday's new york city marathon. his hand forced by withering criticism. > they got generators over there to keep the runners warm. we need the help! >> pelley: the starting line for the race was to be on staten island, home of the trayna family where at least 19 people were killed. we have a team of correspondents covering the aftermath of sandy. first, we're going to go to anna werner who was there when more bodies were found on staten island today. anna? er reporter: scott, many people here say that they live in the forgotten borough and that that ts never been more true than in the wake of hurricane sandy. the devastation and pain are everywhere here, in the neighborhood where more people died than any other. 13 feet of water swept across mapleton avenue. >> we're leaving them in place. >> reporter: the national guard found the bodies here of two people trapped by the surge. one was in a window. catherine merced was also trapped next door. er i heard her screa
, too. this is new york city police officer larry deprimo with a homeless man he found bare foot one cold november night. deprimo, 25 years old, with two orars on the force, used his own money to buy the man a pair of all-weather boots and thermal socks. a tourist snapped the picture and our john miller talked to officer deprimo today. >> i went up to him and i said, "buddy, where are your socks? where are your shoes? and he's like, "it's okay, officer, i never had a pair of shoes." and it took me back a few. >> reporter: people just don't do this kind of thing because it occurred to them out of a bolt of lightning. you're a father or your mother said something to you a long time ago that you've carried with you. do you know what that is? >> the true inspiration was my grandfather, and he told me when i was much younger, if you're going to do something, do it 100%. and do it or don't do it at all. and i think that stuck with me my entire life. >> pelley: john miller will have more of his interview with officer diprimeau first thing tomorrow on "cbs this morning." one of america's gre
rationing for new york city drivers. we'll have to wait until the weekend for the last of the city's flooded tunnels to reopen. and the winds and snows from wednesday's nor'easter killed power to another 200,000 customers, mostly in new jersey. >> and all of this, unfortunately, runs on electric. >> reporter: lynn crofton's fiance, billy reed, a stroke victim, needs this life-sustaining equipment from his ventilator to nebulizer. they've all had to run on generator power since sandy hit. >> who would ever expect in the united states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases you want generator three times a day and waits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. >> pelley: and a lot of folks are be
poring into new york and new jersey. help is have landed in staten d iand. 280 state troopers from eight states were sworn in to help in st new jersey, including 50 from the mississippi highway patrol. more than a thousand utility crews from as far away as california and canada are being staged at city field, home to the new york mets. >> we're in hand-to-hand combat. c are just going block to block putting up facilities that have been damaged by those winds and/or the floods. >> reporter: john miksad is in charge of power restoration for restorrk's largest electric ompany. hased has restored power to 800,000 customers but have 150,000 to go before a coastal 15 oaorm sweeps in midweek. dweek may slow down the troops heat are out there doing restoration. >> reporter: on new jersey's rest long beach island, homeowners were finally allowed to check chedamage. >> the bottom fell out so we bore just lucky that the house lucky ll standing. pictures of theures of the house so we knew it had been badly damaged but it's still seeing it is painful. >> reporter: and the gas lines could get worse. e
down more trees and power lines. to prepare for that storm, scott, new york's mayor bloomberg has issued an order closing all of the city's parks and beaches effective noon tomorrow. >> pelley: jim, thank you. what are the chances tonight that the republicans can take control of the senate? we'll have a look at that cominv up next. ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions, and new or worsening heart failure have occurred. before starting humira, your doctor should test you for tb. ask your doctor if you live in or have been to a region where certain fungal infection
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